The Oratory of Saint Mark is a Byzantine-fashion oratory located within the old city centre of Rossano, a frazione of Corigliano-Rossano, Calabria, southern Italy. The church changed into constructed in the tenth century by St. Nilus the Younger as an area of retirement for close by eremite monks and is one of the most important stories to Byzantine art in Italy. It is the most historical monument in the town and become in the beginning dedicated to Saint Anastasia.
It has a Greek pass plan with 5 characteristic domes on cylindrical drums and, within the past, the whole constructing turned into supported by way of very thin columns then those have been included with cement after recovery works. Between 1928 and 1934, for the duration of the recuperation works, a fraction of a fresco picturing a Virgin Hodegetria was discovered. A Hodegetria, or Virgin Hodegetria, is an iconographic depiction of the Theotokos holding the Child Jesus at her facet while pointing to him because the source of salvation for humankind.